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India’s Directorate General of Civil Aviation issues new norms for no-fly list

The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has rolled out new norms with regards to the no-fly list, which is geared to make air travel safer by handling unruly passengers. The no-fly list norms intend to deal with disruptive passengers and will bar these passengers from travelling by air between 2 months to 2 years depending on the gravity of their offense. The list defines three levels of unruly behavior …

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No Fly List to be implemented later this month to combat unruly behavior on India’s flights

India’s Aviation Ministry is seeking to implement the no fly list (NFL) later this month to address the rising cases of unruly behavior by air passengers. Once applied, guilty parties could be grounded for up to a lifetime depending on the gravity of their offense. “The work is complete and now we are just checking if our NFL is in league with the provisions of international agencies like America’s Federal …

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Norms for no-fly list in India to be ready next month – Government

The rules that would govern the no-fly list that is expected to curtain any unruly behavior from passengers are expected to be ready next month, revealed the government. The development is considered to be a timely one especially after a parliamentarian got barred by domestic airlines for allegedly creating a ruckus. A revised Civil Aviation Requirement (CAR) is being given the finishing touches after receiving feedback from the stakeholders. The …

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India: Unruly passenger incidents fewer now after implementation of “national no-fly list”

India’s airlines are seeing lesser instances of unruly passengers after the government came out with a “national no-fly” list to deal with such situations. Civil Aviation Minister Gajapathi Raju said that he has already suggested to Air India that they lift the ban that was mandated on Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad, who allegedly hit an Air India staff member during a heated moment. The lawmaker gave his assurance that …

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Unruly passengers might face criminal charges – NCAA

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) announced that unruly behavior by air travelers will no longer be tolerated and violators might face criminal charges. There has been an increase in the number of attacks on airline personnel by irate passengers whose flights have been either cancelled or delayed. In some extreme cases, passengers went as far as blocking check-in counters or refusing to leave the aircraft. In a statement that …

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India’s government assures “no-fly list” will not be a tool of harassment for airlines

The government has vowed not to make the “no-fly list” a tool of harassment for airlines, as it prepares to put in place a system that would deal with unruly passengers in the aftermath of the assault incident involving Shiv Sena MP. Civil Aviation Secretary RN Choubey said that the revisions would strike a balance between the passenger rights and that of the airline. He also said that the Ministry …

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